“No matter how a piece of clothing looks, it cannot be considered beautiful if, in producing it, the environment is destroyed or people are exploited. When deciding on what to wear, we all have an obligation to consider how it’s made and the impact that process has on the planet and its people.”
The rayon crepe (eco dry cleaning recommended) we used is rescued deadstock fabric that was left over from a larger fashion house. By using deadstock fabric we save hundreds of thousands of gallons of water annually and keep the planet clean.
“I love all the different designs of the dresses. It’s nice to always be working on something different.” Carlos uses a single needle machine, which is the main machine used to make Christy Dawn dresses. He likes the intricate work he’s able to do with it. He recently celebrated his fourth wedding anniversary with his husband, and with their free time he likes just relaxing at home or going to the movies with him.